Hire your own botnet
Published in News
28 November 2016

Hire your own botnet


The Christmas present for the person who has everything

If you are looking for a Christmas present for the hacker who has everything, why not hire them a IoT botnet to play with?

Window 10 is less secure than Windows 7
Published in News


US-CERT Coordination Centre warns

The US-CERT Coordination Centre has warned that Windows 7 with EMET offers greater protection than Windows 10.

Obama claims he can’t pardon Snowden
Published in News


He has not been charged with anything

The campaign to have President Barack Obama pardon NSA leaker Edward Snowden has run aground.

Most people don’t protect electronic gadgets
Published in News


Intel survey reveals 42 percent of consumers take proper security measures


Intel Security announced its second annual McAfee Most Hackable Holiday Gifts list which identifies the riskiest products on the market this Christmas.

How to take control of a city’s light
Published in News


Use one IoT to infect another

Insecurity experts have demonstrated a system which could be used to infect every intelligent lightbulb in a city with malware.

Tech companies fear encryption could be outlawed
Published in News


Trump’s promise to get tough with tech

The surprise election of the Donald, Prince of Orange in the US election, is alarming tech-companies which are worried that he could kill off encryption.

UK spends $2 billion for cyber security
Published in News


Apparently private enterprise does not hold all the answers

The cash-strapped British government is preparing to write a $2 billion cheque to increase cyber security.

Google drops Microsoft in it with security flaw disclosure
Published in News


Lets Apple off but makes Microsoft customers vulnerable

After allowing Apple six months to fix a critical zero-day flaw, it seems that the Google security team gave Microsoft just 10 days to fix something before going public.

Homeland security looks at Internet of Things
Published in Wearables


The lightbulbs are revolting

The Obama administration has ordered Homeland Security to come up with a cunning plan to make the Internet of Things devices more secure after a huge DoS attack on major websites.

Bug in Intel chips threatens security
Published in News

Wooden flaw

Researchers claim that they have discovered a bug in Intel chips that could compromise system securities.